Number of new cases back down to two digits, with 55 new cases reported.
Health Director-General Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said that out of the 55, 48 were locally transmitted while seven were imported cases from Malaysians returning from abroad.
“Out of the 48 local cases, half of them were detected in clusters and locality under the Emergency movement control order (EMCO),” he said, adding that 21 of them were from the Pusat Bandar Utara and wholesaler market,” he said this during his daily press conference.
Other cases were from Selangor Mansion (two cases) and Malayan Mansion with one case.
The new cases bring the total number of Covid-19 cases in Malaysia to 6,353, with 1,764 still active.
A new cluster has been detected in Taman BDC, Kuching, Sarawak which originated from the Sri Petaling tabligh cluster.
It involves 37 cases of three generations — family members, mosque-goers and work colleagues.
Dr Noor Hisham said there are currently 28 patients who are in intensive care and 13 of them are on ventilators.